Pair of women's evening sandals

1940–50


Object Place: New York, U.S.A.

Dimensions

13.2 x 8.1 x 21.5 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.75a-b

Medium or Technique

Gilded and silver leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Uppers of silvered and gilded leather bands in two braids (vamps) and forming ankle straps with yellow stone gilt buckles. Round toes. Leather soles. Silvered leather Spanish heels. Peach rayon insole and lining with silvered leather at heel marked “Best and Co., Fifth Avenue” and “6 1/2…”

Provenance

Made for Best & Co., New York, Accepted as apparatus in 1963

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Willard Smith